Tricolor


Tricolor and Sony Pictures Television extend partnership

Russian service provider Tricolor and Sony Pictures Television have extended their relationship for a further two years in a deal that gives Tricolor rights to broadcast over 120 films, including titles in the Ultra HD format. The audience of Tricolor’s UHD Cinema TV channel now have access to movies including Venom, Zombieland: Double Tap, Bad […]

Russia’s Tricolor launches coronavirus lockdown educational service

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor has teamed up with the country’s ministry of education to launch a new educational service to provide distance learning help during the coronavirus crisis. The My School Online service is available nationwide and is free-to-view via the Tricolor set-top box, even for customers with an inactive subscription, according to the […]

Tricolor makes its service available for free

Leading Russian pay TV operator Tricolor has become the latest major service provider to decrypt its content line-up for a limited period during the Coronavirus crisis. The operator has made all of its TV channels – 156 in total, including 16 in the premium Detsky package – free-to-view on the internet from Friday last week […]

Tricolor launches OTT service on Huawei AppGallery

Russian pay TV provider Tricolor TV has launched an app for the Huawei AppGallery, giving it a presence in the app store of the country’s best-selling smartphones. The app enables users to watch TV shows and movies on Huawei and Honor-branded smartphones in the country. Tricolor TV said that Huawei and Honor smartphones had a […]

UFC signs deals with Facebook and Russia’s Tricolor

Combat sports competition the UFC has inked a one-year deal with Facebook. The arrangement will see the UFC produce three original shows for Facebook Watch, with all content to be tied to 20 UFC events over the next year. The short-form shows are Quick Hits, The Check-In How and Fighter Commentary. Quick Hits is a […]

Tricolor launches smart home service

Russian pay TV provider Tricolor has launched smart home service that allows its customers to manage a range of smart home devices from their TV screen or from a mobile application on iOS and Android devices. Tricolor has updated the software on its advanced set-top boxes, provided by its GS Group affiliate, to enable the […]

Tricolor TV to transition to ‘open’ hybrid platform with Far East launch

Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV is to realign its service on a hybrid model including on-demand services and a new brand. The new look service will kick off with a launch in the Russian Far East, where Tricolor TV has not been available until now. Tricolor TV said it would transition its model to […]

Tricolor reaches 7 million HD customers

Russian pay TV provider Tricolor TV increased its number of HD subscribers by 6% in Q1 to exceed 7 million subscriber homes. Tricolor said that in the three months ending March 31 it connected 424,100 HD TV customers and that its overall Tricolor TV subscriber base increased to 11.87 million homes. Nearly a third of […]

Tricolor content chief predicts 2015 UHD channel launches

Russia and several other countries will see the launch of the first “full-scale 4K channels in 2015,” according to Mikhail Goryachev, chief content officer of Russian pay TV operator Tricolor. In an interview with DTVE, Goryachev said that he believes that Ultra HD implementation on a mass scale is “unavoidable” and that pay TV providers […]

GS Group plans 4K set-top launch next year

Russia-based GS Group expects to commercially launch 4K set-top boxes in the country from next year, according to company vice-president Konstantin Axenov.  Speaking at the GS Summit in Saint Petersburg, Axenov said that GS Group, the technology partner for Russian pay TV provider Tricolor, will soon to support the latter’s ultra high definition ambitions with […]

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